Loyola University Chicago

Latin American & Latino Studies

Faculty Directory

Department of Modern Languages and Literature

Name Title Office # Phone/E-mail
Héctor García Chávez, Ph.D. Faculty Crown Center 109 773.508.2863
Denis Heyck, Ph.D. Professor Emerita Crown Center 204 773.508.2867
Ana B. Rodríguez Navas, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Crown Center 108 773.508.2171
Natalia Valencia, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Crown Center 468 773.508.3947
Clara Burgo, Ph.D Assistant Professor,
Spanish Undergraduate Program Director
Crown Center 217B (773) 508-8296

Department of Anthropology

Name Title Office # Phone/E-mail
Philip J. Arnold III, Ph.D. Professor BVM Tower 703 773.508.3475
Ruth Gomberg-Muñoz, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Anthropology Undergraduate Program Director BVM Tower 807 (773) 508-3582
Benjamin Penglase, Ph.D. Associate Professor BVM Tower 806 773.508.3430

Department of English

Name Title Office # Phone/E-mail
Suzanne Bost Professor
Affiliate in Women’s Studies and Gender Studies
Crown Center 429 88470

School of Social Work

Name Title Office # Phone/E-mail
Maria Vidal de Haymes, Ph.D. Full Professor, Director of the Institute of Migration and Global Studies in Practice in Social Work Lewis Towers 1241 312.915.7020

School of Communication

Name Title Office # Phone/E-mail
Elizabeth Lozano, Ph.D. Program Director Communication Studies;
Associate Professor
Lewis Towers 905 312.915.7768

Department of Political Science

Name Title Office # Phone/E-mail
Peter M. Sanchez, Ph.D. Professor Emeritus
Megan Sholar, Ph.D. Lecturer Campion Hall 131 773.508.2692

Department of History

Name Title Office # Phone/E-mail
Benjamin Johnson, Ph.D. Associate Professor Crown Center 544 773.508.3082
Victor Padilla Part-Time Faculty Crown Center 537
Gema Santamaría, Ph.D. Assistant Professor

School of Education

Name Title Office # Phone/E-mail
Dr. Kate Phillipo Assistant Professor Lewis Towers 1038, WTC 312.915.6910

Department of Sociology

Name Title Office # Phone/E-mail
Cristian Paredes, Ph.D. Associate Professor Coffey Hall 430 773.508.3460